May 15 - May 19
News • Feb 21, 2017 08:21 GMT
Cyber attack is once again the top threat perceived by businesses, according to the latest Horizon Scan Report, published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) in association with BSI (British Standards Institution).
Blog posts • Mar 22, 2017 12:11 GMT
Password leaks from public breaches help us learn how people think, allow us to identify patterns and build dictionaries of passwords. As password cracking methods evolve, Upper characters, Lower characters, Special characters and Digits (ULSD) recommendations and password complexity mean less.
News • Mar 15, 2017 10:21 GMT
Identity fraud has hit the highest levels ever recorded with 172,919 identity frauds recorded in 2016, more than in any other previous year. The study by Cifas showed that identity fraud now represents over half of all fraud recorded (53.3%), of which 88% was perpetrated online.
Blog posts • Mar 10, 2017 17:13 GMT
Implementing a Business Continuity Management System which meets and exceeds ISO 22301 is a challenging, but important undertaking for an organization committed to business continuity. I have recently been leading a project for PlanB, where we helped a marketing/logistics firm achieve ISO 22301 (with one minor non-conformity!).
News • Mar 09, 2017 12:40 GMT
The impact of extreme natural disasters is equivalent to a global $520 billion loss in annual consumption, and forces some 26 million people into poverty each year, a new report from the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) reveals.
News • Mar 07, 2017 16:43 GMT
The effects of ransomware attacks on organizations can cause unquantifiable financial cost and immeasurable data loss. Yet, despite this, there is a lack of awareness when it comes to being prepared. A study conducted by Timico and Datto found that two-thirds of UK businesses have no official ransomware policy to guide employees on what to do in the event of an attack.
Blog posts • Mar 07, 2017 09:46 GMT
It has been just over two years since I was featured in the Business Continuity Institute’s ’20 in their 20s: The future of business continuity’ publication, so I thought it might be useful to look through what I wrote at the time, determine what is still relevant and understand what has changed.
News • Mar 06, 2017 14:23 GMT
The majority (68%) of small business owners in the United States don't have a written disaster recovery plan, even though about half (49%) said it would take their business at least three months to recover from a natural disaster, according to research carried out by Nationwide.
Blog posts • Feb 24, 2017 14:50 GMT
Yesterday I attended the Scottish Continuity Resilient Scotland Conference at the RBS Headquarters in Edinburgh. The opening speaker was John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills. He began by talking about the need for resilience in Scotland, as well as the risk from cyber attacks and how we must all do our bit to protect our organisations from threats.
News • Feb 23, 2017 15:57 GMT
The countdown has begun for Business Continuity Awareness Week (15th - 19th May 2017). We are only a few months away, and now we have published the posters that will be used to promote the week. The theme for BCAW this year is cyber security, and we have produced a series of six posters that all highlight an activity that each and every one of us can do in order to help improve cyber security.
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The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is a global membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity professionals
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for Business Continuity. Established in 1994, the BCI has established itself as the leading membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity (BC) professionals worldwide. The BCI offers a wide range of resources for business professionals concerned... Show more
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for Business Continuity. Established in 1994, the BCI has established itself as the leading membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity (BC) professionals worldwide. The BCI offers a wide range of resources for business professionals concerned with raising levels of resilience within their organization or considering a career in business continuity.
With circa 8,000 members in more than 100 countries worldwide, working in in an estimated 3,000 organizations in private, public and third sectors, the BCI truly is the world’s leading institute for business continuity.
The BCI stands for excellence in the business continuity profession and its Statutory grades provide assurance of technical and professional competency in BC.
The BCI Partnership, through corporate membership, offers organizations the opportunity to work with the BCI to promote best practice in business continuity and to raise their corporate profile in the global BC arena. The BCI Corporate Partnership currently has approximately 120 Partners worldwide.
The BCI seeks to promote and facilitate the adoption of good business continuity practice worldwide by:
Raising standards in business continuity
Undertaking industry research
Driving thought leadership in business continuity
Facilitating the sharing of best practice in business continuity
Training and certifying BC professionals
Raising the value of the BC profession
Developing the business case for business continuity
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